MEMORIAL UMC’s MISSION…

We are CALLED by Christ to GROW in faith, BUILD relationships, and SERVE all people.

UPCOMING EVENTS

MAY 22 – 27
ART ACADEMY RECITALS

JUNE 6 
YOUTH SUNDAY

JUNE 15
ART ACADEMY SUMMER SESSION
REGISTER

JUNE 27 – JULY 3 
APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT

AUGUST 2 – 6
ART CAMP
REGISTER

OCTOBER TBD
PUMPKIN PATCH!

OCTOBER 24-26 
FINCH PREACHING MISSION
BISHOP KEN CARTER

NOVEMBER 6
GIFTS GALORE

NOVEMBER 25
THANKSGIVING BREAKFAST

DECEMBER TBD
CHRISTMAS CANTATA

DECEMBER 10 – 11
STAR OF BETHLEHEM

DECEMBER 19
LOVE FEAST

 

THIS WEEK’S CALENDAR

SUNDAY  MAY 9, 2021
MOTHER’S DAY 
8:30 AM     Nursery
8:50 AM      AWAKEN Worship Service NOW ON YOUTUBE! (Contact Aaron Prillaman)
10:00 AM    R.L. Pope Class – Allen Brown (Contact Richard Herman)
10:00 AM    UMW Sunday Morning Circle
11: 00 AM   Worship

MONDAY  MAY 10
9:00 AM      Sewing Ministry (Contact Katie Conant)
10:00 AM    10 @ 10 Devotion on Facebook 

TUESDAY  MAY 11 
9:00 AM      Men’s Fellowship Group (Contact Tim Lyons)
10:00 AM     10 @ 10 Devotion on Facebook  
5:15 PM       Yoga (Contact Brenda Lyons)

WEDNESDAY  MAY 12
The “Weekly Updateon Facebook 
6:00 PM     Youth Small Groups Online (contact Rodney Denton)

THURSDAY  MAY 13
10:00 AM    10 @ 10 Devotion on Facebook 

FRIDAY  MAY 14
10:00 AM    10 @ 10 Devotion on Facebook 
10:30 AM     Chicks with Sticks

SATURDAY  MAY 15

SUNDAY  MAY 16
8:30 AM      Nursery OPEN
8:50  AM     AWAKEN Worship Service NOW ON YOUTUBE! (Contact Aaron Prillaman)
10:00 AM    R.L. Pope Class – Chad Carrick (Contact Richard Herman)
10:00 AM    UMW Sunday Morning Circle
11:00 AM    Worship
11:00 AM    Children’s Church (1st & 3rd Sundays) (Contact Lynda Hepler)
3:30 PM      Youth Group (Contact Rodney Denton)

PRAYER CONCERNS

If you or a loved one would like to be added to the prayer list, please contact Lorna McCullough at 336-259-5814. If you put a name on the list, please keep in touch to let us know how that person is doing, as names are removed after three weeks.

During the coming week, please pray for…

  • Vince Brown
  • Andrea Cain and family,
  • Jessie Collett
  • Margie Collins
  • Johnathan Crouse
  • Ronnie Dancy
  • Donnie Decker
  • Joey Driggers
  • Kay Eanes
  • Chris Eddinger
  • Carol Kaiser
  • Robert Miller
  • Tim Priska
  • Bob Ridge (Cheri Conner & Misty Ridge’s father)
  • Charlotte Rorie
  • Dean Sharpe-Austin
  • Evelyn Stevenson (Dusty Taylor’s Grandmother)
  • Harold Vannoy
  • Bob Zander (Tim Zander’s brother)
  • Lillian Zander (Tim Zander’s mother)

Also Remember:  All those affected by COVID-19, All military personnel, Our United Methodist missionaries, The United Methodist Church.

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY…

JOIN US at…
8:50 AM    AWAKEN WORSHIP – NOW ON YOUTUBE
11:00 AM  WORSHIP SERVICE – NOW ON YOUTUBE
 
 

VIRTUAL WORSHIP RESOURCES:

 

“IN PERSON” WORSHIP:

Available in the MAIN SANCTUARY for those who are comfortable and would prefer to do so. Every effort has been made to provide a safe environment for our IN-PERSON WORSHIP service. It also is essential for us to continue to adhere to our safety practices.

What to Expect at Indoor, In-Person Worship

  • Access to the Sanctuary is through the RANDOLPH STREET ENTRANCE only.  The designated entrance for those needing the ELEVATOR will be the entrance at the Breezeway.
  • You’ll be greeted upon entering the church and asked a few COVID-RELATED QUESTIONS.
  • FACE MASKS will be required for everyone.
  • Some pews will be blocked to maintain SOCIAL DISTANCING; an usher will help direct you.
  • Out of respect for others, please refrain from SHAKING HANDS or HUGGING.
  • OFFERING PLATES will be available at the entrance and exit of the sanctuary.

PEGGY MAY TO RETIRE!

DEADLINE FOR LOVE OFFERING DONATIONS: Tuesday, May 11  
RETIREMENT DATE: Saturday, May 15  
LOVE OFFERING PRESENTATION: Sunday, May 16  

The Staff Parish Relations Committee invites you to show your appreciation to Peggy May for her 21 years of service to Memorial as the Financial Secretary/Treasurer.

Her retirement is effective May 15. A special presentation to Peggy will be made on Sunday, May 16. Please submit your donations to the church by Tuesday, May 11, to the attention of Teresa Loflin.

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN CIRCLES

GENERAL GATHERING
SATURDAY, MAY 15
12 PM
ZOOM

SUNDAY MORNING CIRCLE
SUNDAYS
10 AM
CHURCH LIBRARY

EVENING CIRCLE
MAY 17
6 PM
FELLOWSHIP HALL

United Methodist Women- Circles are starting back up!

GENERAL GATHERING ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS

Please join us for our May Gathering on Zoom on Saturday, May 15,
12 – 1 PM.  This month we will have our Call to Prayer and Self-Denial
Program 2021 titled “She Leads: Empowering Women to Make a Difference.”

Our hands on project this month will be to collect a love offering to go
towards gift cards for the Bethlehem Center, Winston-Salem.  Please send the
offering c/o Martha Berrier,  UMW Treasurer, to the church at PO Box 428,
Thomasville, NC, 27361-0428.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85024218740?pwd=Y2pqdnd5NHo0UWJsV05nSmJaRW5DQT09
Meeting ID: 850 2421 8740
Passcode: 749114

MISSION PROJECT

We are collecting cleaning supplies for our year-long mission project for
CCM.  Please place your cleaning supplies in the red bin in the
Library/Heritage Room.  We are making cleaning supply buckets for CCM.
Thank you and I look forward to seeing you on the Zoom!
Cheryl Herman, MUMC UMW President

 

 

 

In addition to the Sunday Morning Circle there is a Zoom gathering scheduled for May 15th at noon and the Evening Circle will meet on May 17th at 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

Please keep an eye out for more information. If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Herman (336) 307-0022.

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

THURSDAY, MAY 20
1:30 – 6 PM
JARRETT HALL

For more information call: 1-800­-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767)

To sign up for a Blood Drive: https://www.redcrossblood.org/

A Flyer for this event can be found HERE!

 

ARTS ALIVE ART ACADEMY

MAY 22 – 27
RECITALS

JUNE 15
SUMMER SESSION BEGINS

RECITALS:

Recital dates are: Saturday – May 22 and Monday – May 24 thru Thursday – May 27 for students who have been enrolled since January of this year.
Regular lesson schedules will end on Thursday, May 20th in order for Recitals to take place the following week.
Confirmation of times & dates will be emailed to you soon.

END OF SEMESTER:

This semester will end following recitals at the end of this month.
We hope all students will remain for the summer semester. Please see attached flyer for summer information.
All lesson schedules do not carry over into the summer. You must register a new day & time for summer lessons. (see flyer HERE)

SUMMER LESSONS:

Begin on Tuesday – June 15 thru August 19, 2021
Lesson Days available are Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.
Summer 6-Pack of Lessons are very flexible. Choose 6 lessons to spread out over the summer months when you’re in town.
It’s so important to keep the student moving forward with their lessons during summer so as not to loose their momentum.
Otherwise, it’s like starting all over when they return in the fall.
There is NO registration fee!
DOWNLOAD THE SUMMER SESSION REGISTRATION FORM HERE
ALL SUMMER STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT OFF FALL SEMESTER REGISTRATION!

If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know.
Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of your musical journey.

Blessings,

Melanie Byerly – Arts Alive Art Academy Director & Instructor
336-899-6293
mbyerly@mumctville.org
artsaliveartacademy.com

POP-UP FOOD PANTRY

THURSDAY, MAY 20
2 – 4 PM
MEMORIAL UMC PARKING LOT

We are honored to host a Cooperative Community Ministry (CCM) event: Their ALL-NEW POP-UP FOOD PANTRY!!!

The Memorial United Methodist Church will be the site for an all new form of community food box distribution for CCM.  On Thursday, May 20, between 2 and 4 PM, boxes of food from Cooperative Community Ministry will be distributed to families in our community who are in need.  Please spread the word and pray for this exciting opportunity for CCM, Memorial and the Thomasville Community!

For more information please contact:

Beth Todd Atkins
Executive Director
Cooperative Community Ministry
10 W. Guilford St (PO Box 1841)
Thomasville NC 27360
336-476-1842

 

ART CAMP 2021

AUGUST 2 – 6
9 AM – 3 PM

MEMORIAL UMC

Summer Art Camp Registration is NOW OPEN!

One week only: August 2nd-6th, 9am-3pm daily. 

Cost is: $75 per child.

Camp is for 1st grade through rising 6th grade students.

We are offering new classes in visual arts, creative movement/music, & videography! Register early, space is limited to 24 students this year due to Covid.

 

GIFTS GALORE RETURNS

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
MEMORIAL UMC!

We are excited to let you know that Memorial’s 16th Annual Gifts Galore WILL take place the first Saturday in November 2021 … November 6th! We have mailed applications and already are hearing positive responses from a great variety of vendors. Save the date to shop and spread the word around the community. If you or anyone you know is interested in being a vendor, please contact the church (336-472-7718) or Marie Carmichael (336-476-4625).

Thanks for helping Gifts Galore continue as a great event for our church!

GIRL SCOUTS AT MEMORIAL!!!  

NEXT MEETING:

MAY 6 – FINISH FIELD DAY BADGES

MAY 15 – FIELD DAY and END OF YEAR FUN!

COOKIES…

The Girl Scouts of Memorial are happy to help you with all of your Girl Scout cookie needs.  If you would like to order or have any questions, please contact Julie Tyson at julesaxton@aol.com or (336) 687-5231.

GIRL SCOUT FAITH EVENTS…

Girl Scouts have great faith-based activities and achievements as well.  Take a look at the following and as your leader for more information!

THANK YOU!

MISSION POSSIBLE KIDS is dedicated to empowering kids to change the world by helping others.

During our most recent mission, our chapter of nine agents in Thomasville, NC prepared 120 eyeglasses and sunglasses, for the people of Guatemala and made nine Mission Activity Cards for the kids receiving glasses. We are happy that our kids could play a role in your work of giving the gift of good vision to others. Thank you for your support!

MEMORIALS & HONORARIUMS

MEMORIALS

 Eddie Branson by:

  • Sonny Koontz
  • Nancy Sumner

 

HONORARIUMS

 

CLERGY AND STAFF ARE AVAILABLE

You may contact members of the staff directly or by calling the church office at 336-472-7718 and following the instructions on the recording. Here is a list of staff phone extensions and email addresses, for reference:

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